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Doctor Constancia Ayres, a scientist ...
Recife
By Flavio Forner
25 Jan 2016

Doctor Constancia Ayres is an entomologist and lead research scientist at the Recife branch of Brazil’s foremost public-health research institute, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz).

With a PHD in Biology, Dr Constancia Ayres is studying the Zika virus in mosquitoes and its transmission to humans. She published several research studies on the subject including “Identification of Zika virus vectors and implications for control”, in February 2016.

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Thai Doctors Propose Antibody Treatme...
Bangkok
By GonzaloAbad
02 Oct 2014

A breakthrough may have been made in Thailand, where doctors have been at work to find a treatment for Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF), the sickness caused by the Ebola virus that has devastated parts of Western Africa in recent months. Research doctors at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok claim to have successfully developed an antibody treatment for Ebola. In a press brief the team explained how the treatment would create antibodies capable of fighting off the infection.

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
29 Jun 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
29 Jun 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
29 Jun 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
28 Jun 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
28 Jun 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
21 May 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
21 May 2013

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction

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THE FIGHT AGAINST MALARIA: DR ALBERT ...
Lambarene, Gabon
By serengeti1 serengeti1
10 May 2013

100 years ago te Albert Schweitzer Hospital was established on the banks of the Ogooue River, in Lambarene, Gabon. Today its Medical Research Unit leads the charge to discover an antidote against a scourge that kills hundreds of thousands of people - many of them children - in Africa each year. That scourge is called malaria, carried by Anopheles mosquitos.

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6th International Hornbill Conference...
Makati, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
24 Apr 2013

Dr. Woraphat Arthayukti, president of Hornbill Research Foundation in Thailand shares hoe Thailand is conserving their hornbills for 35 years now.

6th International Hornbill Conference was held in the Philippines for the first time. The conference aims to bring together people studying or interested in hornbills to present and share studies, information and conservation techniques.
Delagates from Asia and Europe participated this conference on hornbill conservation which happens every four years.

It is discussed during the conference that Philippines is home to 16% of world's hornbills. Philippines has the most endemic hornbills in the world but ironically, Philippines has the most number of endangered species of hornbills.

According to Dr. Mundita Lim, Director of Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau in the Philippines, the Philippines spent 10 million pesos every year to rehabilitate and reforest a bald mountain but the government doesn't realize that hornbills play a vital role in propagating seeds and reforesting our forest....

After the conference, exhibit of photos and paintings of hornbills that are endemic to the Philippines are showcased.

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Wildlife Crimes (40 of 47)
Bangkok, Thailand
By James Morgan
28 Oct 2012

Dr Suchitra Changtragoon, the lead researcher at the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation's biolab is in charge of conducting DNA tests on confiscated ivory. African Ivory is illegal, wereas, confusingly, Asian Ivory is not.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (38 of 47)
Bangkok, Thailand
By James Morgan
28 Oct 2012

Researchers at the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation's biolab conduct DNA tests on confiscated Ivory in order to determine it source of origin and thus prosecute people found in possession of African Ivroy.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (39 of 47)
Bangkok, Thailand
By James Morgan
28 Oct 2012

Researchers at the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation's biolab conduct DNA tests on confiscated Ivory in order to determine it source of origin and thus prosecute people found in possession of African Ivroy.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (41 of 47)
Bangkok, Thailand
By James Morgan
28 Oct 2012

Researchers at the Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation's biolab conduct DNA tests on tiger blood and other animal parts in order to try and crack down on the illegal trade. Bangkok, Thailand.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Sete Lagoas, MS. Brazil
By Cristiano Burmester
04 Dec 2008

Environmental issues: Reportage freshwater stingrays due to the removal of natural barriers after hydroelectric power plant construction